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Job Title

Sourcing Manager - Business Services

Industry SectorProfessional Services & Media, Services
Salary£55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Benefits?6k car allowance + Bonus
LocationsSouth East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted19 April 2017

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Procurement Sourcing Manager, Pan European award-winning procurement function - Business Services category

Your new company
Your new company is a pioneering FTSE listed business with an award-winning strategic procurement team representing 35 European countries with procurement projects starting to take on a global approach.

Your new role
Your new role will join a highly ambitious procurement team who are decorated with awards and who are rapidly growing their procurement service onto a global stage. You will join a team whose philosophy is to be strategic, commercial, fact-based and driven relentlessly to improve.

Your new role as Procurement Sourcing Manager will deliver strategic expertise steering Business Services procurement category onto the global stage.

You will take full ownership of sourcing strategies that directly support top management decisions and deliver on the bottom line.

Key responsibilities:
  • Contribute significantly to the over all performance of savings and profitability
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders to support sales bids and source best-value solutions
  • Negotiate the best overall commercial arrangement's with suppliers selected through fact finding based methods
  • Be a subject matter expert for the Business Services category (legal, finance, consultancy, similar) and develop and implement/deliver the sourcing strategy with a flawless grasp of cost structures, trends and cost drivers.
  • Drive change and challenge existing sourcing decisions and always prove potential for improvement.
  • Manage relationships with existing and new suppliers.

What you'll need to succeed

Professional procurement experience delivering savings and minimising risk within Business Services/Corporate Services (HR, Legal, IT, Logistics, Finance, Consultancy....)

Experience working with substantial blue-chip companies with multi-region and/or global horizons.

Excellent stakeholder and supplier management experience that demonstrates value for money, service quality and positive strategic outcomes.

Fiercely successful negotiation skills with outstanding influencing skills that deliver credibility at the highest levels.

An acumen and natural desire for instigating and managing innovation and change

Being numerate and logical and being capable of making/justifying data driven decisions is an essential.

CIPS qualification and degree educated would be ideal.

What you'll get in return

In return for your services you will have the opportunity to work for a team who are part of a centre of excellence and who drive continuous professional and operational improvement. You will be able to grow hugely in your role on a personal and professional level and will be eligible for a wide range of varied and outstanding benefits.

What you need to do now
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If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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